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Mesothelioma patients who live in Illinois have access to quality mesothelioma treatment options in state. Conventional mesothelioma treatments available in Illinois include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Beyond these conventional treatments, clinical trials may currently be recruiting pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma patients in Illinois.

We provide a list of top mesothelioma doctors that practice in Illinois as well as the top cancer care centers in the state. A list of local cancer support services has been included as well for your convenience. Learn more about health care options available to you in Illinois here.

Illinois Mesothelioma Statistics

  • 2,003 mesothelioma deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 168 asbestosis deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 2,171 total deaths (1999 – 2015)

Top Illinois Mesothelioma Cancer Centers

Quality cancer treament services are available at the following mesothelioma cancer centers in Illinois. More detailed information about each cancer center is available by clicking on the appropriate a cancer center detail link.

Illinois Mesothelioma Cancer Clinics

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Chicago

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Chicago

Zion, IL 60099
Edward Cancer Center – Naperville

Edward Cancer Center – Naperville

Naperville, IL 60540
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Chicago, IL 60611
Rush University Cancer Center

Rush University Cancer Center

Chicago, IL 60612
The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center

The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center

Chicago, IL 60637

Top Illinois Mesothelioma Doctors

The following mesothelioma doctors are located and practice in the state of Illinois. Click on a specific doctor link to obtain more information about their background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Illinois Mesothelioma Doctors

Photo of Samuel Armato, M.D.

Samuel Armato, M.D.

Radiologist
Chicago, IL
Photo of Philip D. Bonomi, M.D.

Philip D. Bonomi, M.D.

Medical Oncologist
Chicago, IL
Photo of Traves D. Crabtree, M.D.

Traves D. Crabtree, M.D.

Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Springfield, IL
Photo of Hedy Lee Kindler, M.D.

Hedy Lee Kindler, M.D.

Director of the Mesothelioma Program
Chicago, IL
Photo of Muaiaid Kittaneh, M.D.

Muaiaid Kittaneh, M.D.

Hematologist/Oncologist
Orland Park, IL
Photo of Michael J. Liptay, M.D.

Michael J. Liptay, M.D.

Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Chicago, IL
Photo of Wickii Thambiah Vigneswaran, M.D.

Wickii Thambiah Vigneswaran, M.D.

Thoracic Surgeon
Maywood, IL

It is not uncommon for patients to travel outside of their current states to meet with top oncologists and thoracic surgeons across the country. These mesothelioma experts usually have a particular focus within their practice.

Mesothelioma Clinical Trials in Illinois

The following clinical trials are in progress or actively recruiting participants in the state of Illinois:

A Study of XmAb®20717 in Subjects With Selected Advanced Solid Tumors


Conditions: Carcinoma, Melanoma, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell, Uterine Cervical Neoplasms, Mesothelioma, Breast Neoplasms, Lung Neoplasms, Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck, Endometrial Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung, Colorectal Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Neuroendocrine, Small Cell Lung Carcinoma, Anus Neoplasms

Last Updated: October 15, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles, CA. San Diego, CA. San Francisco, CA. Atlanta, GA. Chicago, IL. Fairway, KS. Detroit, MI. New York, NY. New York, NY. Portland, OR. Philadelphia, PA. Houston, TX. Salt Lake City, UT. Charlottesville, VA. Seattle, WA.

Atezolizumab, Pemetrexed Disodium, Cisplatin, and Surgery With or Without Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Stage I-III Pleural Malignant Mesothelioma


Conditions: Mesothelioma, Lung Neoplasms

Last Updated: October 14, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Phoenix, AZ. Scottsdale, AZ. Hot Springs, AR. Arroyo Grande, CA. Duarte, CA. Sacramento, CA. Colorado Springs, CO. Colorado Springs, CO. Denver, CO. Durango, CO. Durango, CO. Golden, CO. Lakewood, CO. Lakewood, CO. Littleton, CO. Longmont, CO. Longmont, CO. Parker, CO. Parker, CO. Pueblo, CO. Pueblo, CO. Thornton, CO. Jacksonville, FL. Boise, ID. Caldwell, ID. Coeur d'Alene, ID. Meridian, ID. Post Falls, ID. Sandpoint, ID. Aurora, IL. Bloomington, IL. Canton, IL. Carbondale, IL. Carterville, IL. Carthage, IL. Centralia, IL. Danville, IL. Decatur, IL. Decatur, IL. Effingham, IL. Effingham, IL. Eureka, IL. Galesburg, IL. Galesburg, IL. Kewanee, IL. Macomb, IL. Mattoon, IL. Ottawa, IL. Pekin, IL. Pekin, IL. Peoria, IL. Peoria, IL. Peoria, IL. Peoria, IL. Peru, IL. Peru, IL. Princeton, IL. Springfield, IL. Springfield, IL. Springfield, IL. Swansea, IL. Swansea, IL. Urbana, IL. Urbana, IL. Yorkville, IL. Ames, IA. Ames, IA. Boone, IA. Clive, IA. Clive, IA. Council Bluffs, IA. Creston, IA. Des Moines, IA. Des Moines, IA. Fort Dodge, IA. Jefferson, IA. Marshalltown, IA. West Des Moines, IA. Lawrence, KS. Wichita, KS. Wichita, KS. Wichita, KS. Bardstown, KY. Corbin, KY. Lexington, KY. Lexington, KY. London, KY. Louisville, KY. Louisville, KY. Louisville, KY. Shepherdsville, KY. New Orleans, LA. Brownstown, MI. Clinton Township, MI. Detroit, MI. Jackson, MI. West Bloomfield, MI. Rochester, MN. Bonne Terre, MO. Cape Girardeau, MO. Cape Girardeau, MO. Jefferson City, MO. Saint Louis, MO. Sainte Genevieve, MO. Sullivan, MO. Sunset Hills, MO. Anaconda, MT. Billings, MT. Bozeman, MT. Great Falls, MT. Great Falls, MT. Helena, MT. Kalispell, MT. Missoula, MT. Grand Island, NE. Kearney, NE. Kearney, NE. Lincoln, NE. Omaha, NE. Omaha, NE. Omaha, NE. Omaha, NE. Omaha, NE. Papillion, NE. Henderson, NV. Henderson, NV. Las Vegas, NV. Las Vegas, NV. Las Vegas, NV. Las Vegas, NV. Las Vegas, NV. Las Vegas, NV. Las Vegas, NV. Las Vegas, NV. Las Vegas, NV. Las Vegas, NV. Las Vegas, NV. Reno, NV. Reno, NV. Reno, NV. Cincinnati, OH. Cincinnati, OH. Cincinnati, OH. Cincinnati, OH. Lawton, OK. Oklahoma City, OK. Pittsburgh, PA. Charleston, SC. Chattanooga, TN. Hixson, TN. Ooltewah, TN. Bryan, TX. Dallas, TX. Houston, TX. Houston, TX. Houston, TX. Nassau Bay, TX. Sugar Land, TX. The Woodlands, TX. Charlottesville, VA. Bellevue, WA. Bremerton, WA. Bremerton, WA. Burien, WA. Enumclaw, WA. Federal Way, WA. Lakewood, WA. Poulsbo, WA. Renton, WA. Seattle, WA. Seattle, WA. Seattle, WA. Tacoma, WA. Tacoma, WA. Cody, WY. Sheridan, WY.

Integrated Cancer Repository for Cancer Research


Conditions: Multiple Myeloma, Pancreatic Neoplasms, Esophageal Neoplasms, Endometrial Neoplasms, Thyroid Neoplasms, Mesothelioma, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Salivary Gland Neoplasms, Anus Neoplasms, Gallbladder Neoplasms, Bile Duct Neoplasms, Oropharyngeal Neoplasms, Urethral Neoplasms, Nasopharyngeal Neoplasms, Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, Vaginal Neoplasms, Laryngeal Neoplasms, Mouth Neoplasms, Adenomatous Polyposis Coli, Colorectal Neoplasms, Hereditary Nonpolyposis, Testicular Neoplasms, Intestinal Neoplasms, Hypopharyngeal Neoplasms, Penile Neoplasms, Ureteral Neoplasms, Peritoneal Neoplasms, Neoplasms, Plasma Cell, Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms, Duodenal Neoplasms, Neoplasms, Unknown Primary, Lip Neoplasms, Thymus Neoplasms, Paraproteinemias, Neoplasms

Last Updated: October 8, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Colorado Springs, CO. Denver, CO. Lakewood, CO. Parker, CO. Pueblo, CO. Daytona Beach, FL. Daytona Beach, FL. DeLand, FL. Orange City, FL. Palm Coast, FL. Aurora, IL. Moline, IL. Yorkville, IL. Fort Wayne, IN. Indianapolis, IN. Indianapolis, IN. Indianapolis, IN. Kokomo, IN. Council Bluffs, IA. Davenport, IA. Davenport, IA. Spencer, IA. Waterloo, IA. Overland Park, KS. New Orleans, LA. Lewiston, ME. Randallstown, MD. Westminster, MD. Holyoke, MA. Plymouth, MA. Ann Arbor, MI. Aitkin, MN. Brainerd, MN. Duluth, MN. Duluth, MN. Marshall, MN. Joplin, MO. Kansas City, MO. Kansas City, MO. Kansas City, MO. Liberty, MO. Saint Joseph, MO. Kalispell, MT. Missoula, MT. Missoula, MT. Hastings, NE. Norfolk, NE. North Platte, NE. O'Neill, NE. Omaha, NE. Omaha, NE. Omaha, NE. Scottsbluff, NE. Albany, NY. Glens Falls, NY. Utica, NY. Fayetteville, NC. Fargo, ND. Minot, ND. Pittsburgh, PA. Aberdeen, SD. Mitchell, SD. Sioux Falls, SD. Sioux Falls, SD. Yankton, SD. Rutland, VT. Fredericksburg, VA. Appleton, WI. Brookfield, WI. Franklin, WI. Mequon, WI. Milwaukee, WI. Oshkosh, WI. Racine, WI. Wauwatosa, WI.

Ph 2/3 Study in Subjects With MPM w/Low ASS 1 Expression to Assess ADI-PEG 20 With Pemetrexed and Cisplatin


Conditions: Mesothelioma

Last Updated: September 18, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Phoenix, AZ. Los Angeles, CA. San Francisco, CA. Tampa, FL. Chicago, IL. Baltimore, MD. Detroit, MI. Rochester, MN. New York, NY. Houston, TX. Alessandria, Alabama. Milano, Michigan.

A Study of ABBV-181 in Participants With Advanced Solid Tumors


Conditions: Neoplasms

Last Updated: July 26, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations: La Jolla, CA. Chicago, IL. Huntersville, NC. San Antonio, TX. Fairfax, VA.

Find Cancer Support Services in Illinois

The following cancer support services may be of help to you while you are receiving treatment for mesothelioma in Illinois. Support services for mesothelioma patients include patient transport, temporary housing, physical therapy and counseling.

Illinois Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Wellness House
      (Hinsdale)
      630-323-5150
    • Gilda’s Club Chicago
      (Chicago)
      312-464-9900
    • Living Well
      (Geneva)
      630-262-1111
    • Cancer Wellness Center – Northbrook
      (Northbrook)
      847-509-9595
    • Cancer Support Center
      (Mokena)
      708-478-3529
  • Long-Term Housing

    • Pay-It-Forward House NFP
      (Sycamore)
      815-762-4882
    • IMD Guest House
      (Chicago)
      312-996-1167
    • Carle Guest House
      (Urbana)
      217-722-2624
    • Quincy Hospitality House
      (Quincy)
      217-228-3022
  • Patient Transport

    • Dispatch Medical Transport
      (Springfield)
      217-416-5032
    • A and I Medical Transportation, Inc.
      (Justice)
      708-237-3007
    • Advanced Medical Transport of Central Illinois
      (Peoria)
      800-457-1143
    • SCR Medical Transportation
      (Chicago)
      773-967-6400
  • Physical Therapy

    • Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
      (Chicago)
      312-238-1000
    • Presence Health
      (Chicago)
      877-737-4636
    • InnerStrength Rehabilitation Services for Cancer Patients, Inc.
      (St. Charles)
      630-584-3021
    • CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center
      (Zion)
      800-268-0786
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Jennifer Lucarelli is a partner at the law firm of Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen, specializing in asbestos litigation.


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